(March 1937)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1937-02-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor and publisher); Vin Sullivan (associate editor); Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)

Issue Notes

Indicia says "VOL. 2 No. 2", cover says #14.

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1937, New Series, Volume 32, Number 1. Second class permit. Copyright number 330412. Submitted as "New Comics" and as issue number v2#2 to the Copyright Office.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Inks
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
Kid; crooks

The Comic Headliner! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

More Fun Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[The Train Robbery, Part 14] (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Homer Fleming (credited as H. Fleming) (signed as H. Fleming)
Inks
Homer Fleming (credited as H. Fleming) (signed as H. Fleming)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After leaving their prisoners in the gorge...
Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Captain Jim; Bob; Jess; Jane; Johnny
Synopsis
The rustlers have stampeded the cattle. As they get to a narrow gorge, Johnny trips at the other end. Captain Jim pulls him onto his saddle.

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Homer Fleming, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Fleming was a writer on this strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Chikko Chakko / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Inks
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
¬°Aviso! Chikko's new job - with El Sherif - is bandit catcher!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Chikko; The Mayor; The Sheriff

[The Revenge of Devachan, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Adventures of Steve Conrad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel (credited as Fless) (signed as Fless)
Inks
Creig Flessel (credited as Fless) (signed as Fless)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Steve Conrad, youthful inventor...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Devachan (villain); Steve Conrad; Myra Rutherford; Hugo Jupp; Astowawa; Prof. Bromberg
Synopsis
Devachan blows up Dolorossa Island.

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Creig Flessel, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Flessel was a writer on this strip. In an interview published in Alter Ego #88, page 56, he was asked his role in the National offices. "I would illustrate the stories that Vin [Sullivan] and Whit [Ellsworth] would write".

How We Got Our ABC's (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Jay (signed)
Pencils
Henry Jay (signed)
Inks
Henry Jay (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Big Prizes and Cash Profits! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.4 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Simon / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All aboard!
Genre
humor
Characters
Simon

[Episode 12] (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Quick / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Sven Elven (credited)
Inks
Sven Elven (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sven Elven

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Bonnie Bess, with Quick, Marjorie and Lord Barlow aboard...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Kendal Quick; Marjorie; Lord Barlow
Synopsis
Quick returns to England

[Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 10)

Jungle Fever / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Winiarski ?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski (credited as Win) (signed as Win)
Inks
Ed Winiarski (credited as Win) (signed as Win)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am anxious to get to the tropics...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Red Riley (introduction); Curly Moran (introduction)

Indexer Notes

The Who's Who credits Winiarski with "some writing" on this strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Worth-While Pictures to Watch For / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
I. W. Magovern
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

photo of Jimmy Stewart and Simone Simon

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Ol' Oz Bopp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well - Matilda's havin' her club in fer tea 's afternoon
Genre
humor
Characters
Ol' Oz Bopp

Indexer Notes

Black, white, and red all over.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Ramblin' Jim / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Randall (credited) (signed as Randall)
Pencils
Stan Randall (credited) (signed as Randall)
Inks
Stan Randall (credited) (signed as Randall)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's my chariot! Hop in an we'll take a little spin out in th' country
Genre
humor
Characters
Ramblin' Jim

Indexer Notes

Black and white. Last (Golden Age) appearance.

[Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 14)

Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Pencils
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Inks
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sergeant Carey, take one man and investigate...
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Detective Sgt. Carey (intro); Sleepy (intro)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Komikross / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Jay (signed)
Pencils
Henry Jay (signed)
Inks
Henry Jay (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Black and white. Story gives clues to a crossword puzzle.

[Episode 14] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Vikings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils
Alex Blum (credited as Anthony)
Inks
Alex Blum (credited as Anthony)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Viking ship puts in to shore...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Ivar; Sundgrid; Hasylwyn
Synopsis
Sundgrid is to be sacrificed in the Druids' fire festival.

Indexer Notes

Black, white, and red.

The Battle of Blenheim by Robert Southey (Table of Contents: 17)

Famous Poems Pictured / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Southey (original) (credited)
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Inks
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Black and white.

Keifer was formerly credited with the script, but that consists merely of a reproduction of the poem.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Laughing at Life! / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No fair!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

nine cartoons

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Goofo the Great / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear-dear! Evelyn expects me to take her to dinner at the Morocco-
Genre
humor
Characters
Goofo the Great

Indexer Notes

Black and white.

[Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 20)

The Monastery of the Blue God / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (credited)
Pencils
Munson Paddock (credited as Pad)
Inks
Munson Paddock (credited as Pad)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Swedish Legation in Paris...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Capt. Douglas Stewart (intro); Sgt. Miller; Krat Von Bolander (villain); Elsa von Saxenberg; Vivan Kroningeld
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First two pages black, white, and red; last two pages black and white.

[Episode 9] (Table of Contents: 21)

The Golden Dragon / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited, signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the sound of the throng...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ken; Ian

[Shanghai Pete, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 22)

Hardluck Harry / comic story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Carney (credited as Will Carney)
Pencils
Bill Carney (credited as Will Carney)
Inks
Bill Carney (credited as Will Carney)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Into the brig for youse...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hardluck Harry; Mr. Butch

Indexer Notes

Black and white.

Tops 'Em All! (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Detective Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

[Down to Denver, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 24)

Cal 'n' Alec / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Patrick (credited)
Pencils
Bill Patrick (credited)
Inks
Bill Patrick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The boys are pretending to be asleep...
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Cal; Alec

Indexer Notes

Black, white, and red.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

International Good Neighbor Club / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Episode 8] (Table of Contents: 26)

She / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
H. Rider Haggard (original); Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (adaptation)
Pencils
Sven Elven (credited)
Inks
Sven Elven (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sven Elven

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The white men, with foreboding in their hearts...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ayesha [She] (intro); Billali; Holly; Leo
Synopsis
The adventurers finally find themselves in the presence of the imposing but cruel "She".

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the H. Rider Haggard novel.

[Rajah Maharajah, Part 10] (Table of Contents: 27)

Sandor and the Lost Civilization / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Homer Fleming (signed as H. Fleming)
Inks
Homer Fleming (signed as H. Fleming)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the footsteps on the stone stairway...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Sandor; Rajah Maharajah (villain); Elaka; Benar

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Homer Fleming, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Fleming was a writer on this strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Sinker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Hermans (credited)
Pencils
Bob Hermans (credited)
Inks
Bob Hermans (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Things are sure tough when a guy can't get a nickel for a candy bar...
Genre
humor
Characters
Sinker (intro)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Hoiman / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One!
Genre
humor
Characters
Hoiman (only Golden Age appearance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Hohner Harmonicas / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Episode 11] (Table of Contents: 31)

A Tale of Two Cities / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Dickens (original); Merna Gamble (adaptation)
Pencils
Merna Gamble (credited)
Inks
Merna Gamble (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tellson's bank in London...
Genre
historical
Characters
Jerry Cruncher; Charles; Lucie; Dr. Manette

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Charles Dickens novel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (credited as Jerome Siegel)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (credited)
Inks
Joe Shuster (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How does it feel to be a real Junior Federal Man, Lonny?
Genre
adventure; children; detective-mystery
Characters
Steve Carson; Junior Federal Men [Lonnie; Frank] (introduction); Blackie Flint (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Junior Federal Men prove that sling-shots are superior to firearms.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Maw, Paw, and Willie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Lewis ?
Pencils
Henry Lewis ?
Inks
Henry Lewis ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For goodness sake!
Genre
humor
Characters
Maw (introduction); Paw (introduction); Willie (introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Do You Know? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Speed ?
Pencils
Richard Speed ?
Inks
Richard Speed ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Man has harnessed sunlight, winds, clouds...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Swelegant Is the Word for It! (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

Detective Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Comic Headliner!
    More Fun Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [The Train Robbery, Part 14]
    Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers
  5. 4. ["¬°Aviso! Chikko's new job - with El Sherif - is bandit catcher!"]
    Chikko Chakko
  6. 5. [The Revenge of Devachan, Part 2]
    The Adventures of Steve Conrad
  7. 6. How We Got Our ABC's
  8. 7. Big Prizes and Cash Profits!
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  9. 8. ["All aboard!"]
    Simon
  10. 9. [Episode 12]
    Captain Quick
  11. 10. [Episode 1]
    Jungle Fever
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Worth-While Pictures to Watch For
  13. 12. ["Well - Matilda's havin' her club in fer tea 's afternoon"]
    Ol' Oz Bopp
  14. 13. ["Here's my chariot! Hop in an we'll take a little spin out in th' country"]
    Ramblin' Jim
  15. 14. [Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons, Part 1]
    Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Komikross
  17. 16. [Episode 14]
    The Vikings
  18. 17. The Battle of Blenheim by Robert Southey
    Famous Poems Pictured
  19. 18. ["No fair!"]
    Laughing at Life!
  20. 19. ["Dear-dear! Evelyn expects me to take her to dinner at the Morocco-"]
    Goofo the Great
  21. 20. [Episode 1]
    The Monastery of the Blue God
  22. 21. [Episode 9]
    The Golden Dragon
  23. 22. [Shanghai Pete, Part 6]
    Hardluck Harry
  24. 23. Tops 'Em All!
    Detective Comics
  25. 24. [Down to Denver, Part 3]
    Cal 'n' Alec
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    International Good Neighbor Club
  27. 26. [Episode 8]
    She
  28. 27. [Rajah Maharajah, Part 10]
    Sandor and the Lost Civilization
  29. 28. ["Things are sure tough when a guy can't get a nickel for a candy bar..."]
    Sinker
  30. 29. ["One!"]
    Hoiman
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Hohner Harmonicas
  32. 31. [Episode 11]
    A Tale of Two Cities
  33. 32. ["How does it feel to be a real Junior Federal Man, Lonny?"]
    Federal Men
  34. 33. ["For goodness sake!"]
    Maw, Paw, and Willie
  35. 34. ["Man has harnessed sunlight, winds, clouds..."]
    Do You Know?
  36. 35. Swelegant Is the Word for It!
    Detective Comics
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